UK-Nuneaton: School catering services.

UK-Nuneaton: School catering services.

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
Holy Spirit Catholic Multi Academy Trust
Riversley Park Centre, Riversely Park, Coton Rd,, Nuneaton, CV11 5TY, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1276673880, Email:
Main Address:
NUTS Code: UKG13

I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: No
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not Provided
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No

I.4)Type of the contracting authority:
Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity:

Section II: Object Of The Contract

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title: Holy Spirit Catholic Multi Academy Trust ~ Catering Tender
Reference number: Not Provided

II.1.2) Main CPV code:
55524000 - School catering services.

II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES

II.1.4) Short description: The Holy Spirit Catholic Multi Academy Company comprises four primary schools and one secondary school serving the catchment area of Nuneaton and Bedworth and North Warwickshire

II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value: 1,472,311.8


II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
Not Provided

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:
UKG13 - Warwickshire

Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4) Description of the procurement: The Holy Spirit Catholic Multi Academy Company comprises four primary schools and one secondary school serving the catchment area of Nuneaton and Bedworth and North Warwickshire. The schools are: •Our Lady and St Joseph Catholic Academy, Nuneaton •St Anne’s Catholic Academy, Nuneaton •St Benedict’s Catholic Academy, Atherstone •St Francis Catholic Academy, Bedworth •St Thomas More Catholic School and Sixth Form College, Nuneaton Please note that the kitchens at Our Lady and St Joseph Catholic Academy, Nuneaton produce and supply the meals on a daily basis to St Anne’s Catholic Academy. At St Anne’s Catholic Academy, the kitchen is only used as a service kitchen and has a dishwasher and a hot serving plate, previously this was used as a full production kitchen, however much of this equipment has been removed. The contract covers the scope for the provision of all catering services within the school, which also includes all hospitality and free issue requirements. The contract awarded will be on a guaranteed performance basis The duration of the contract being offered is three years commencing on 1 January 2024 and concluding on 31 December 2026, with the potential for an extension of up to a further three years on the same terms and conditions without the right to further extend. The current anticipated contract subsidies for 2023/2024 are £218,339. SchoolAnnual Costs St Anne’s Catholic Academy£21,045.00 St Benedict’s Catholic Academy£45,481.00 St Francis Catholic Academy£40,115.00 Our Lady & St Joseph’s Catholic Academy£74,168.00 St Thomas More Catholic School and Sixth Form College£37,530.00 TOTAL Contract Costs£218,339.00 The anticipated recharge for all UFSM’s and FSM’s for 2023/2024 are £132,937.00. SchoolAnnual Costs St Anne’s Catholic Academy£24,871.00 St Benedict’s Catholic Academy£16,720.00 St Francis Catholic Academy£18,065.00 Our Lady & St Joseph’s Catholic Academy£42,636.00 St Thomas More Catholic School and Sixth Form College£30,645.00 TOTAL Contract Costs£132,937.00 The recharge of all UFSM’s and FSM’s is to be based on net food cost only and charged monthly in arrears based on uptake numbers. The Client wishes for the successful contractor to be able to offer a consistently high standard of food across all schools during the course of this contract term demonstrating innovation, a passion for food and flair Within all schools the MAC wishes to offer good wholesome healthy eating options within the menus which should be based on the use of fresh ingredients and bakery products sourced through a local supply chain. Working with the local community is something that the MAC strives to do at all times and to this end we would like to ensure that all your fresh produce is sourced from local suppliers (within a 40-mile radius of the school): details should be included within your submission. Providence of supply is important and all ingredients should be of ‘prime quality’ The MAC also wises to achieve as a result of this tender process; 1.Experienced and insightful contract management to promote good levels of communication and engagement with each school and the MAC. 2.Well-trained catering teams at each school, with a focus by the successful contractor on both craft training and customer service. 3.The provision of a healthy balanced menu that meets nutritional guidelines and is enjoyed by our students. 4.Innovation and flexibility, with the ability to introduce within the menu current “food trends” and recommend new service initiatives to keep school meals exciting. 5.An effective marketing campaign should be implemented across the MAC that is suitable and appropriate for each school that should be promoted effectively to both pupils and parents alike, See SQ Document for more information

II.2.5) Award criteria:

Price - Weighting: 10

II.2.11) Information about options
Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

II.2.14) Additional information: Please note that this is a Contract Award Notice. This contract has already been awarded.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Restricted

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement: No
A dynamic purchasing system was set up: No

IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: No

IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJEU: 2023/S 000-016666

IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice: No

Section V: Award of contract

Award Of Contract (No.1)

Contract No: Not Provided
Lot Number: Not Provided
Title: Not Provided

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

V.2) Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 15/11/2023

V.2.2) Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 4
Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received by electronic means: Not Provided

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

Contractor (No.1)
Alliance in Partnership Limited, 03577003
One Southampton Row, London, WC1B 5HA, United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: Yes

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 1,756,380
Total value of the contract/lot: 1,472,311.8
Currency: GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement. It will be the supplier's responsibility to obtain any necessary documents in order to submit a response by the closing date and time. The contracting authority reserves the right not to award any or part of the contract which is the subject of this contract notice and reserves the right to terminate the procurement process at any time. The contracting authority will not be liable for any costs incurred by those expressing an interest in tendering for this contract opportunity.
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VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body
Holy Spirit Catholic Multi Academy Trust
Nuneaton, United Kingdom

VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: Not Provided

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Not Provided

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 14/02/2024